Lawrenceville, N.J.-based Cooper Pest Solutions was recently presented with the Heart Award from the New Jersey chapter of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA-NJ) for outstanding community service. The award was founded in 2011 and typically has been awarded to property management firms; this was the first year that an allied service partner received the award. Cooper participates in various charitable activities throughout the year, such as the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride, and it also gives back in a number of ways, including sponsoring more than 20 local sporting teams.

Central Texas-based 855bugs.com acquired Waco-based Lynn Pest Control last year. Lynn has served the Central Texas area since 2012. Lynn Owner Cody Bledsoe joined 855bugs.com as part of its sales team. 855bugs.com is a full-service residential and commercial pest control company.